Hand-Penned Petals

Hand-Penned Petals

Welcome back, my friends! I tried something a little different this time. One of my goals this year is to get out of my comfort box and do some new things – including more than just cards!

I didn’t make a “not a card,” but I tried a little different technique. I’m not sure I’m a huge fan, but I do love the Hand-Penned Petals Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!®

Stampin' Up!, Hand-Penned Petals, Painted Poppies

I stamped the large and small splatter images from the Painted Poppies Stamp Set several times in Orchid Oasis and Sweet Sorbet Classic Ink on Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper. I used my Stamparatus, and after I inked the stamp, I spritzed it with a mixture of rubbing alcohol and Clear Wink of Stella. It’s sparkly in person, but not overwhelming. After I spritzed the stamp, I let the Stamparatus plate fall, so it caused the ink to splatter and spread a bit more than if I had just stamped it. This is a technique called The Stamparatus Slap, and it was created by accident by demonstrator Tandra Boyer.

After the ink dried, I stamped the flowers from the Hand-Penned Petals Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, and the sentiment (also from Hand-Penned Petals) in Orchid Oasis.

I adhered the stamped layer to a layer of Basic Black Cardstock, then to a Sweet Sorbet card base. So fun – and very quick! If you’re not a fan of coloring images, this is a good technique for you.

I added some Iridescent Rhinestones to the flower centers to add just a bit more sparkle.

Don’t forget that Sale-a-bration and the January-April Mini Catalog Sales Period both begin tomorrow, January 5. There are so many fun new products! I have a “Faker shaker” card ready to show you Friday!

Thanks for stopping by Stamping with Buffy! Have a lovely day!

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Stampin' Up!, Hand-Penned Petals. Painted Poppies

About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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5 Responses to Hand-Penned Petals

  1. That sounds like a fun technique – Stamparatus Slap! Very effect, too


  2. Susan Horr says:

    Funny technique but looks great!


  3. Susan Horr says:

    Funny technique but looks great! I might have to try this one!


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